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Controlled Fireball

School evocation [fire, ruse]; Level bloodrager 4, magus 4, occultist 4, sorcerer/wizard 4


Casting Time 1 standard action
Components V, S, M (a ball of bat guano and sulfur)


Range long (400 ft. + 40 ft./level)
Area 20-foot-radius spread
Duration instantaneous
Saving Throw Reflex half; Spell Resistance yes


This spell functions as fireball except you can cause the bead of fire to originate from anywhere you can see within range.

You can choose a number of squares within the area up to your Intelligence bonus (for magi, occultists, or wizards) or Charisma bonus (for bloodragers or sorcerers) to be struck by weaker flames; the controlled fireball deals minimum damage in those squares.

Attempts to identify controlled fireball with a skill check incorrectly identify it as fireball (see the ruse descriptor).

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